Petition To Ban Paul From Debates
Now here's an effort I can get behind...
Petition To Ban Paul From Debates - Michigan GOP chair Saul Azunis is circulating a petition to bar Ron Paul from future GOP debates. Azunis said on his blog that he's been "approached by many RNC members who offered to sign" the petition and explained his view... [Real Clear Politics]
Having the guy in any GOP presidential debate is a complete and utter waste of time...and takes away time that could be further spent letting people hear from the serious candidates. At a minimum, future debates should have a higher criteria to get in, (how about at LEAST 5% in the polls?).
Further, the guy is not a conservative...he's a libertarian, at least in terms of philosophy and voting record. (See issues/survey graph below).
Not that that libertarians are bad...and not to say that the GOP (and conservatism) doesn't have (and benefit) from a good dose of libertarianism, (as in the smaller taxes, less government, etc..). But there are extremes, and he's found them.